Chief Moses Oyewale, father of a former award-winning Assistant Editor of Tell Magazine, Dele Oyewale, has passed on . He died peacefully on Thursday at his country home, Asi, in the Odo-Otin Local Government Area of Osun State at the age of 96.
The late Oyewale was a highly respected community leader, politician and elder at Ebenezer African Church, Asi. He was an Awoist and prominent leader of the defunct Unity Party of Nigeria.
He was survived by five children among whom are Reverend Emmanuel Oyewale, Hon. Isaac Oyewale and Dele Oyewale who is now a media strategist with the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC.
In a statement signed by Reverend Oyewale, burial arrangements for the late community leader will be announced soon.